The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service lately surprised 5 high college students with computing device computers to apply for both excessive faculty and university research.
Sequoyah High School freshman Alexia Glory and sophomore Katherine Sanchez, Oaks senior Harlie McKie, Bluejacket senior Hannah Brewster, and Muldrow senior Lacy Smithson each received a computer thru the “North Pole Project.”
The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service receives computing device computer systems every 12 months to present to deserving students who are chosen by means of their college leaders. At Bluejacket, a small network in Craig County, instructors, and personnel believed 18-year-vintage Brewster would be the suitable recipient and submitted her call to the Marshal Service.
“I want to enter nursing at NEO and getting this laptop is very vital for doing that,” Brewster stated. “I’ll be writing a number of essays. Everything that takes place with university anymore is online now with having to electronic mail all your assignments in, so I respect being selected to get a brand new computer. It means so much to me.”
The North Pole Project is a collaboration among the Marshal Service and Broken Arrow Police Department, which first commenced this system. A number of law enforcement organizations, such as the tribe’s Marshal Service, now participate.
Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Community Resource Investigator Shawnna Roach stated 2019 marks the eighth year the marshals have labored with the North Pole Project and Broken Arrow Police Department to praise deserving college students.
“These laptop computers are loaded with the software program and capabilities these students will need to jot down their papers and entire other homework,” Roach stated. “It’s essential for students to have every to be had aid to achieve school. That’s why the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service participates within the North Pole Project and could hold imparting college students with computer systems.”
In the beyond, the Marshal Service has also offered computer systems to college students at Cave Springs, Jay, Salina, Caney Valley, South Coffeyville, Chelsea, Catoosa, Okay, Pryor, Claremore, Colcord, Gans, Hulbert, Watts, Westville, Kansas and Vian high schools.